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Environmental Release Report: BOWATER NEWSPRINT- COOSA PINES OPS.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 19,914
    Suspected Carcinogens 189 28
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,103 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 289 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 272,100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 263,914
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 243,574 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 569,908 12,226
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 484,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 345,869 12,202
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 114
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,694 12,226
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 803,094 12,226
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 815,514 12,226

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 3,129,102 25,555 39,340 0 3,193,997 0 NA
    1989 2,392,783 23,539 24,639 0 2,440,961 0 NA
    1990 2,292,110 21,022 27,490 0 2,340,622 0 NA
    1991 2,160,115 21,603 29,229 0 2,210,947 213,000 21,623,870
    1992 1,738,394 387,890 35,863 0 2,162,147 148,809 16,176,028
    1993 1,394,440 377,493 43,485 0 1,815,418 361,329 26,846,929
    1994 1,561,809 180,384 42,494 0 1,784,687 821,937 29,908,021
    1995 1,672,122 284,490 18,210 0 1,974,822 72,100 14,254,300
    1996 1,915,340 251,440 32,102 0 2,198,882 61,120 4,683,400
    1997 1,920,780 332,480 214,906 0 2,468,166 0 15,126,500
    1998 1,975,740 135,800 183,440 0 2,294,980 0 14,721,000
    1999 1,933,040 36,600 179,920 0 2,149,560 0 14,678,100
    2000 1,706,923 24,791 127,923 0 1,859,636 0 12,729,716
    2001 1,335,382 15,791 92,962 0 1,444,135 0 9,687,480
    2002 816,443 12,258 81,879 0 910,580 0 16,197,995
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.32 3.44 .64 0 5.40 0 6.20
    2001 1.26 0 63.50 0 64.76 0 64.80
    2002 .89 0 57.20 0 58.09 0 58.00
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BOWATER NEWSPRINT- COOSA PINES OPS.
    Mailing Address: 17589 PLANT RD., COOSA PINES, AL 35044
    Public Contact: ANDY EASLEY
    Phone: (256) 378-2345
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BOWATER, INC.
    Latitude: 33.32172
    Longitude: -86.35931
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for TALLADEGA County on:
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